Kate Heliotis ... a scholarship recipient who has graduated and is now an engineer. Kate overcame hardship in her life to succeed, assisted by a UQ scholarship.

A possible cure for dementia and saving the Great Barrier Reef from invasive crown-of-thorns starfish are now within reach as UQ launches an historic $500 million philanthropic campaign.

15 October 2017
Chancellor Peter N Varghese AO speaks at the ceremony this week

Alumni from around the world gathered in The University of Queensland’s Great Court this week for a ceremony celebrating their achievements and community contributions.

12 October 2017
Mr Varghese ... has previously served as Australia's High Commissioner to India

University of Queensland Chancellor Peter Varghese has been appointed to formulate a new strategy for Australia’s trade with India.

12 April 2017
Great Court carvings ... agile wallaby frieze; UQ sculptor John Muller; and November lily roundel.

The Great Court at The University of Queensland is “a secret Brisbane doesn’t know it has”, says the editor of a new guide to the St Lucia landmark.

3 November 2016
(l to r) Sarah Bradley, Professor Patricia Pollett, Dr Campbell Gray, Curtis Scibilia

An $8 million gift to The University of Queensland will benefit arts and music programs at the University and across the state.

18 August 2016
Celebrity chef Ben Milbourne to be awarded Distinguished Young Alumni Award.

​The head of Uniting Care Queensland and a Reserve Bank of Australia board member are among a distinguished line-up celebrated in The University of Queensland’s 2016 Alumni Awards.

15 August 2016

The University of Queensland is making pivotal changes to the way higher education is imagined and experienced.

19 July 2016
Zachary Fook in Birdsville, where the Simpsons Desert Challenge begins.

University of Queensland Business School alumnus and budding young entrepreneur Zachary Fook today starts a 250km trek across the Simpson Desert to raise funds for Youngcare.

29 April 2016
UQ’s Symphony Orchestra practising at QPAC.

Students from The University of Queensland’s School of Music will take to the stage at QPAC this weekend for a special concert featuring works by Vaughan Williams, Edward Elgar and a performance of Peter Sculthorpe’s most famous work — Kakadu .

14 October 2015
John Story AO

University of Queensland Chancellor Mr John Story has become an Officer of the Order of Australia in the Queen’s Birthday Honours list.

8 June 2015
UQ Alumni Book Fair volunteers Maureen Hummel, Harry Thompson and Maria Antonatos sort books.

Seeking a beloved novel from your childhood? Trying to hunt down every edition in a series? Perhaps you’ll strike gold at the 18th biennial University of Queensland Alumni Book Fair.

16 April 2015
The UQ Business School offers the best MBA outside Europe and North America, says The Economist

The Economist has ranked The University of Queensland’s Master of Business Administration as the number one MBA program in Australia and the Asia Pacific region for the third year in a row.

10 October 2014

The University of Queensland acknowledged the significant contributions made by staff, students and alumni to equity and diversity at the Vice-Chancellor’s Equity and Diversity Awards held on Thursday, 24 May 2012.

25 May 2012

The University of Queensland has kicked-off its 10th annual Diversity Week celebrations with a range of events and activities on offer across the St Lucia, Gatton and Ipswich campuses.

21 May 2012
Alumna and author, Dr Rosamond Siemon, reflects on Sir Zelman Cowen's great contribution to UQ.

Alumna Dr Rosamond Siemon pays tribute to former UQ Vice-Chancellor, Sir Zelman Cowen, and reflects on a difficult but decisive period for UQ in the 1970s.

23 January 2012

Jenny Max, a University of Queensland Masters of Communication (Communication for Social Change) student, has received a Prime Minister's Pacific-Australia (PMPA) Award in recognition of her leadership potential and academic achievements.

20 December 2011

A mixture of relief and a touch of sadness are the emotions experienced by Indigenous arts/law student Zoë Cochrane as she readies for her UQ graduation ceremony in mid-December.

12 December 2011

Graeme Wood is one of Queensland's most successful entrepreneurs and a national leader in philanthropy for education, arts, the environment and youth.

13 July 2011
Dimity Dornan

Founder of the Hear and Say Centre and 2010 Queenslander of the Year Dimity Dornan wants others to share her passion for helping deaf children to communicate.

11 October 2010

University of Queensland alumnus Melanie Gordon has recently been awarded the Queensland Telstra Young Business Woman of the Year in recognition of her outstanding achievements in the mining industry.

24 September 2010